Give Me Summer

I drove to work this morning, teeth chattering, waiting for my car to heat up. The temperature was in the low thirties--far too low for April, I thought bitterly. April is my birth month, so it always felt like mine, but this year it had been so cold, going as far as to snow earlier... Continue Reading →


Book Haul: April 2018

I said April would be a better month for reading, and I was right! This month, I read seven books and am on my eighth, putting the tally for my Goodreads' Challenge of fifty books read in a year at seven books ahead of schedule! I'm feeling good, and now I have a great backup... Continue Reading →

Consciousness Streams: Stagnation

The wallpaper on my desktop is a blue sky overshadowed by a bough of branches bearing pink flowers. The definition of spring. Outside, the sky is overcast, muggy gray and drizzling--"spitting" as they say in England. I feel waterlogged, but not in a good way, not in the summer beach way where you're covered in... Continue Reading →


"It's April already?" I've heard so many people--at home, work, church--relay this sentiment, as if time has conspired to pass us by quicker than expected. 2018 is four months in, and perhaps for those who've accomplished little, the months have stood still, but I am among those who have watched them fly by. I have... Continue Reading →

Book Haul: March 2018

So, March. In terms of reading, March was not a good month. In everything else, however, it was great! I'm seeing someone now, and where in February I had no jobs, I now have two! I only read two books, though. Whoops. Finances have also been kind of tight, so I haven't bought many either.... Continue Reading →

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